At the completion of this program, the student will be able to:

·  Relate two contemporary health problems in the Alaska Native population.

·  Outline current evidence for primary care management of two contemporary health problems in Alaska Natives.


·  MRSA Update

·  Chemotherapy in Rural Alaska: Follow-up Care and Second Cycle Care

·  Childhood Obesity

·  Immunization Update

·  How to Run a CHAP Practice

·  HIV/AIDS Update

·  The Perinatologist as a Resource

·  Hands-on Orthopedic Skills Lab

In addition, we'll havesessions where you can share how you're solving common chronic health problems:

Smoking Cessation

Asthma Management

Chronic Pain



·  Thomas Hennessey, MD, CDC

·  Greg Marino, MD

·  Shana Weber, MD

·  Rosalyn Singleton, MD, CDC

·  Karen O’Neil, MD, Norton Sound Regional Hospital

·  Elizabeth Saltonstall, MD

·  George Gilson, MD

·  Candy Clawson, MD


·  Continental Breakfast/Sign in each morning between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM

·  Educational programs:

o  Wednesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

o  Thursday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

o  Optional: Hands on Ortho Skills Lab Thursday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Target Audience:

This conference is for physicians and mid-level practitioners who practice primary care in rural Alaska.


Alaska Native Medical Center is accredited as a sponsor and provider of continuing medical education for physicians by the Alaska State Medical Association, under the authority of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

Alaska Native Medical Association designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for a total of 13 hours of Category I credit toward the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association for each hour of participation. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spends in the educational activity.

Cost: $50

Free for those who present in the sharing session!

Alaska Bush Medicine Conference 2005

Registration Form:

Name ______

Address ______

City ______Zip ______

Daytime Phone (_____)______

Work affiliation ______

I will be participating in the Hands on Orthopedic Skills Lab on Thursday afternoon: Yes No

I will be presenting at the sharing session.

Yes No

Send completed registration form and $50 check payable to "ANTHC" (if you aren’t presenting at the sharing session) to:

Casie Williams


Alaska Native Medical Center

4315 Diplomacy Drive

Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone: (907)729-2936

FAX: (907)729-2938


Alaska Bush Medicine Conference 2005:

Evidence-based Practice in Primary Care

Nov. 2-3, 2005

Alaska Native Medical Center

4315 Diplomacy Drive

Anchorage, AK 99508

Conference Room 2